Olympic 100m Dash

Tahmina Sprints in a skirt.
Tahmina Kohistani sprints in a skirt.

Photo credit Getty Images.

My first post will honor Tahmina Kohistani, who ran the Olympics 100m women’s sprint for Afghanistan in a skirt. Granted, she trailed in last. But that wasn’t the skirt’s fault. Kudos to her for braving a patriarchal society and the rampant belief that skirts aren’t sporting material.

Tahmina's skirt
Tahmina’s skirt

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